Medieval Mysticism

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Book or monograph Valerie Marie Lagorio & Ritamary Bradley, The 14th Century English Mystics: A Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography. New York & London: Garland Publications, 1981. Hbk. ISBN: 0824095359. pp.187.

Secondary Sources

Book or monograph Joseph L. Blau, The Christian Interpretation of the Cabala in the Renaissance. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1944. pp. viii + 167.
Book or monograph Butler: Western MysticismCuthbert Butler, Western Mysticism: The Teachings of Augustine, Gregory and Bernard on Contemplation and the Contemplative Life. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2001. Pbk. ISBN: 1579107567. pp.302.
Book or monograph James Midgley Clark, The Great German Mystics: Eckhart, Tauler, Suso. Russell & Russell Publishers, 1970. ISBN: 0846213516.
Book or monograph Eric Colledge, ed. The Medieval Mystics of England. New York: Charles Scribner's Son, 1961. pp.309.
Book or monograph Marleen Cré, Vernacular Mysticism in the Charterhouse: An Analysis of British Library, MS Additional 37790 in its religious and literary context, Ph.D. Thesis. Université de Fribourg, September 2001.
Article in Journal or Book The Medieval TheologiansOliver Davies, ‘Later Medieval Mystics’, G.R. Evans, ed. The Medieval Theologians. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers Ltd., 2001. Pbk. ISBN: 0631212035. pp.408.
Book or monograph Kakhry: A Short Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, Theology and MysticismMajid Fakhry, A Short Introduction to Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism. Oneworld Publications Ltd., 1997. Pbk. ISBN: 1851681345. pp.192.
Book or monograph Vincent Gillespie, ‘Dial M for Mystic: Mystical Texts in the Library of Syon Abbey and the Spirituality of the Syon Brethren’, in Marion Glasscoe, ed., The Medieval Mystical Tradition, England, Ireland and Wales: Exeter Symposium VI. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1999. pp.241-68.
Book or monograph Glasscoe: English Medieval MysticsMarion Glasscoe, English Medieval Mystics: Games of Faith. Longman Medieval and Renaissance Library. Longman, 1993. Pbk. ISBN: 0582495172. pp.358.
Book or monograph Hilda C. Graef, The Story of Mysticism. London: Peter Davies, 1966. pp.296.
Book or monograph Patrick Grant, Literature of Mysticism in Western Tradition. Macmillan Press, 1983. Hbk. ISBN: 0333287983.
On-line Resource Jewish Roots of Eastern Christian Mysticism (An Interdisciplinary Seminar directed by Alexander Golitzin)
Article in Journal or Book S.S. Hussey, "The Audience for the Middle English Mystics," De Cella in Seculum: Religious and Secular Life and Devotion in Late Medieval England, (ed.) Michael Sargent. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1999. Hbk. ISBN: 0859915581. pp.109-22.
Book or monograph David Knowles, The English Mystical Tradition. New York: Search Press, 1964. Pbk. ISBN: 0855320893.
Book or monograph Valerie M. Lagorio, & Michael, G. Sargent with Ritamary Bradley, "English Mystical Writings," in Albert E. Hartung, ed., A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1500, Vol. IX. New Haven, Connecticut: Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1993. Hbk. ISBN: 0208008942.
Book or monograph Andrew Louth, The Origins of Christian Mystical Tradition from Plato to Denys. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983. Pbk. ISBN: 0198266685. pp.226.
Article in Journal or Book Bernard McGinn, "The English Mystics," Jill Raitt, ed. Christian Spirituality: High Middle Ages and Reformation, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987. Hbk. 0710213131.
Book or monograph McGinn: The Presence of God: A History of Western Mysticism, Vol. 1Bernard McGinn, The Foundations of Mysticism: Origins to the Fifth Century. The Presence of God: A History of Western Mysticism, Vol. 1. New York, 1991 / London, 1992. Reprinted: Crossroad / Herder & Herder, 1994. Pbk. ISBN: 0824514041.
Book or monograph McGinn: The Presence of God: A History of Western Mysticism, Vol. 2Bernard McGinn, The Growth of Mysticism: Gregory the Great Through the 12th Century. The Presence of God: A History of Western Mysticism, Vol. 2. New York, 1991 / London, 1992. Reprinted: Crossroad / Herder & Herder, 1996. Pbk. ISBN: 0824516281. pp.630.
Article in Journal or Book Bernard McGinn, "The Changing Shape of Late Medieval Mysticism," Church History 65.2 (1996): 197-219.
Book or monograph McGinn: The Presence of God: A History of Western Mysticism, Vol. 3Bernard McGinn, The Flowering of Mysticism: Men and Women in the New Mysticism (1200-1350). The Presence of God: A History of Western Mysticism, Vol. 3. New York, 1991 / London, 1992. Reprinted: Crossroad / Herder & Herder, 2001. Pbk. ISBN: 0824517431. pp.525.
Book or monograph Miller: The Way of the English MysticsGordon C. Miller, The Way of the English Mystics: An Anthology and Guide Beginnings to 1500. Continuum International Publishing Group - Burns & Oates, 1996. Pbk. ISBN: 0860122093. pp.176.
Book or monograph Nuth: God's Lovers in an Age of AnxietyJoan M. Nuth, God's Lovers in an Age of Anxiety: The Medieval English Mystics. Traditions of Christian Spirituality. Orbis Books, 2001. Pbk. ISBN: 1570753814. pp.192.
Book or monograph Edward Allison Peers, Studies of the Spanish Mystics, 3 Vols, rev 2nd edn. London: SPCK, 1951-. Hbk. ISBN: 0281011613.
Book or monograph Helen Phillips, ed., Langland, the Mystics, and the Medieval English Religious Tradition. Cambridge, 1990.
Book or monograph Scholem: Major Trends in Jewish MysticismGershom G. Scholem, Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism, 3rd edn. New York: Schocken Books, 1995. Pbk. ISBN: 0805210423. pp.460.
Book or monograph Turner: The Darkness of GodDenys Turner, The Darkness of God: Negativity in Western Mysticism. Cambridge / New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Pbk. ISBN: 0521645611. pp.288.
Book or monograph Underhill: MysticismEvelyn Underhill, Mysticism, new edn. Oneworld Publications, 1999. Pbk. ISBN: 1851681965. pp.544.
Book or monograph Andrew Weeks, German Mysticism from Hildegard of Bingen to Ludwig Wittgenstein : A Literary and Intellectual History. Suny Series in Western Esoteric Traditions. State University of New York Press, 1993. Hbk. ISBN: 0791414191.
Book or monograph Robert Van de Weyer, ed. A Guide to the Medieval Mystics. Arthur James, 2000. Pbk. ISBN: 0853054177. pp.128.
Book or monograph Barry Windeatt, ed. English Mystics of the Middle Ages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. Hbk. ISBN: 0521327407. pp.323.

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